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Cookie-Cutter Candles

Steps:3
With a set of graduated cookie cutters, you can make stars or other shapes in many sizes. Arrange the candles on a platter, or place them in shallow dishes of water.
Materials
  • Metal cookie cutters
  • Masking tape
  • Scissors
  • Aluminum foil
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Double boiler
  • Craft sticks (for stirring)
  • Candy thermometer
  • Metal-tabbed tea-light wicks
  • Beeswax
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Punched Floral Barrettes

Steps:5
Constructed out of fabric-punched blooms, flowering hair clips are the perfect way to brighten up Mom's day.
Materials
  • Fabric, assorted Indian cotton, from B&J Fabrics, 212-354-8150
  • Flower craft punches by Martha Stewart Crafts
  • Medium paintbrush
  • Fabric stiffener
  • Micro hole punch
  • Pips
  • Contact cement
  • Bobby pins or comb
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Playing-Card Valentines

Steps:4
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Faux-Amaryllis Wreath

Steps:3
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Romantic Banner Cards

Steps:4
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Blue Spruce Wreath Trio

Steps:6
Ring in the winter holidays with an impressive yet easy-to-make decoration for the front door that packs a beribboned triple punch.
Materials
  • Three 18-inch-diameter blue spruce wreaths
  • 5 1/2 yards of 3-inch-wide teal satin ribbon (2 yards reserved for bow)
  • Scissors
  • Thumbtacks
  • Felt-tipped marker
  • U pins
  • Fishing line
  • Hammer and nail
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Spooky Paper Curtains

Steps:3
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Eucalyptus Garland and Waxed Berries

Steps:2
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